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Sam Copeland is the author of Charlie Changes Into a Chicken and Uma and the Answer to Absolutely Everything, widely considered to be the two funniest children's books ever written . . .

Until Jenny Pearson came on the scene with The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates and The Incredible Record Smashers.

Sam's books have been translated into over twenty foreign languages. So have Jenny Pearson's.

Sam has recently completed Couch to 5k. Jenny has run three marathons in under four hours.

Sam sings soprano and has been told he has the voice of an angel*. Jenny would probably win in an arm wrestle**.

* By his mum.
** This has since been confirmed.

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Charlie Changes into a Chicken is the first book in a side-splitting new series by Sam Copeland and illustrated by Sarah Horne, it's about 9-year-old Charlie McGuffin who has an incredible secret, this book is sure to have you squawking with laughter!​